25 September 2012

Job Opening: Syndromic Surveillance Epi - IN State Department of Health

Job Title:   Syndromic Surveillance Epidemiologist
Job ID:   581393
Apply Before:   10/05/2012
Location:   Indianapolis, IN
Full/Part Time:   Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description:
This position conducts continual, timely syndromic surveillance for potential public health emergencies. This position maintains the statewide plan for the ISDH syndromic surveillance system; establishes key relationships with external agencies and local public health departments. This position also serves as the division coordinator for the Indiana National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (I-NEDSS) and coordinator for Early Warning Infectious Disease Surveillance (EWIDS). This position also supervises the Quality Assurance Epidemiologist and future Biostatistician (E7) positions and serves as a tertiary division director to assume divisional supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the division director and field epi director.

Preferred Experience:
Five (5) years of experience in epidemiology or public health; plus a Bachelor's degree in a Biological Science, Chemistry, an Environmental or Health Science, Mathematics, Nursing, Pharmacology, Public Health, a Social Science, Statistics, Toxicology, or a closely related area from an accredited college. A combination of experience and accredited graduate/doctoral education in Epidemiology and/or the areas listed may be considered.

If interested, you are encouraged to go to the job posting to learn more about this position and how to submit your application online. You may find the job posting here: http://www.in.gov/spd/2334.htm

Contact information for this job posting is below:

Thomas Duszynski, MPH
Director of Surveillance and Investigation
Epidemiology Resource Center
Indiana State Department of Health
Office 1-317-233-7009

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